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Latest Reports from the Nonprofit Sector- November part 2

Monday, November 30, 2015

Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, Urban Institute, National Center for Family Philanthropy, and

2015 Trends Study: Results of the First National Benchmark Survey of Family Foundations (National Center for Family Philanthropy)
This new benchmark study — conducted with the Urban Institute — marks the first nationally representative survey of family foundations in the United States. It creates a profile of family foundations documenting the current number, size, age, assets, and giving levels of family foundations across the nation, and looks at a variety of unique aspects of family foundation governance and management practices, including the engagement of the next generation and the participation of the founding donor.

Responsive Philanthropy: Fall 2015 (National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy) 
The latest edition of NCRP's quarterly journal looks at what philanthropy can do to support criminal justics reform.

The Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2015: Public Charities, Giving, and Volunteering (Urban Institute)
The Nonprofit Sector in Brief 2015 uses the most recent data available to highlight significant trends in the nonprofit sector. Each year, this publication presents key information on the number and finances of 501(c)3 public charities as well as findings regarding two critical resources for the sector: private charitable contributions and volunteering. This edition, updated for 2015, presents data from 2003 to 2013.

A new whitepaper looks at the landscape of technology funding for nonprofits and identifies five areas of focus to build healthier and more effective organizaitons. The paper includes real examples of the impact of technology investments can have.